Posts Tagged Stanley Cup Playoffs

Wild look for playoff breakthrough against Blackhawks

Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise, left, celebrates with teammates center Mikael Granlund (64), of Finland, defenseman Jared Spurgeon, and defenseman Marco Scandella (6) after Parise's goal on St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen during the first period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

CHICAGO (AP) — Five games in 2013, a small speed bump in Chicago’s run to the Stanley Cup title. Six games in 2014, a more difficult challenge for the Blackhawks.

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Police: Michigan woman tried to set Lightning flag on fire

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Michigan woman is facing an arson charge for allegedly trying to set a Tampa Bay Lightning flag on fire during an NHL playoff game against the Detroit Red Wings.

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Sidney Crosby to lead Canada at hockey worlds

PRAGUE (AP) — Unlike previous editions, this year’s hockey world championship is bringing out the best.

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Capitals and Rangers going at it again in playoffs

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers and Washington Capitals are becoming one of the NHL’s annual spring attractions.

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Ducks capitalizing on long breaks in a sparse April schedule

Anaheim Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) and teammate Ryan Kesler congratulate each other after Game 4 against the Winnipeg Jets in a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Anaheim won 5-2 and swept the series. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although rest is important in any Stanley Cup playoff push, the Anaheim Ducks hope they’re not getting too much of a good thing.

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